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Enclosed Grocery Coolers Could Save Energy for Stores

Article: Enclosed Grocery Coolers Could Save Energy for Stores

KANSAS CITY, Missouri, January 20, 2009 (ENS) – Grocery stores typically spend up to 50 percent of their total energy costs on refrigeration, but they may be able to save energy and money by replacing open display coolers with cases that enclose refrigerated air behind glass doors. But would customers be as quick to open…

EPA Awards $1.17 Million to Improve Midwestern Wetlands

Article: EPA Awards $1.17 Million to Improve Midwestern Wetlands

KANSAS CITY, Kansas, December 3, 2008 (ENS) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded six grants, totaling $1,174,834, for wetland protection and management projects in Region 7, which encompasses the states of Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska. “Protecting our nation’s wetlands is a top priority for EPA,” said Region 7 Administrator John Askew. “These…